The five best design links, every weekday

Friday05/24

1

humanparts.medium.com

Beyond Boxes

The artistry of kitchen design.

2

pawelgrzybek.com

Popover element entry and exit animations in a few lines of CSS

Creating entry and exit animations for elements has always been tedious.

3

informationisbeautiful.net

Pin Point

A data visualization of the most common 4-digit PIN codes.

4

encore.dev

Queueing – An interactive study of queueing strategies

In this blog, we go on an interactive journey to understand common queueing strategies for handling HTTP requests.

5

start.solidjs.com

SolidStart: Fine-Grained Reactivity goes fullstack

SolidStart is a JavaScript Framework designed to build SolidJS apps and deploy them to a variety of providers.

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Thursday05/23

1

adobe.design

How can applicants stand out when applying to design jobs?

Insights from design hiring managers about what they look for in resumes and portfolios

2

browserlondon.com

What Does the Future of User Interface Design Look Like?

Exploring the future of user interface design, from AR/VR & AI to gesture-based interactions and Neuralink’s potential impact on human interaction.

3

pcho.medium.com

A Brilliant brand refresh

We worked with Koto to refresh our brand to better align with our audience of young professionals.

4

mui.com

Introducing Pigment CSS: the next generation of CSS-in-JS

Pigment CSS offers significant performance gains along with RSC and App Router support.

5

reactstyle.vercel.app

Restyle

The simplest way to add CSS styles to your React components.

Wednesday05/22

1

businessfinancing.co.uk

The Most Mispronounced Brand from Every Country

A pair of French companies have the two most mispronounced brand names in the world: financiers Société Générale and car company Peugeot.

2

wicky.nillia.ms

Cally: small, feature-rich calendar components

Open source calendar components for selecting single dates or date ranges. Framework-agnostic, themeable, localizable, accessible.

3

svgviewer.dev

SVG Viewer

SVG Viewer is an online tool to view, edit and optimize SVGs.

4

tympanus.net

A Selection of Fonts That Future-Proof Your Web Design

A small selection of fonts ideal for keeping your web design timeless and forward-looking.

5

uxdesign.cc

Are you designing with the right keyboard?

A guide to iOS and Android keyboards.

Tuesday05/21

1

doc.cc

Process

On building trust, not checklists.

2

hn.wilsonl.in

Hackerverse

A map-like visualization of Hacker News by Wilson Lin.

3

csscade.com

Baseline

There’s been some chatter over the last few days about “Baseline”.

4

matthewstrom.com

UI Density

What UI density means and how to design for it.

5

techcrunch.com

Adobe comes after indie game emulator Delta for copying its logo

Adobe targeted Delta for sporting a logo that looked too much like its own.

Monday05/20

1

uxdesign.cc

What telephones can tell you about good design

The story of touch-tone keypads.

2

amygoodchild.com

Coding my Handwriting

How I did it and what I’m doing with it.

3

smashingmagazine.com

Beyond CSS Media Queries

Juan Diego Rodriguez explains why media queries still occupy a vital role in responsive layouts.

4

lea.verou.me

On compliance vs readability: Generating text colors with CSS

Can we emulate the upcoming CSS contrast-color() function via CSS features that have already widely shipped?

5

codeandpixels.fm

Code & Pixels

A podcast about turning pixels into code.

Friday05/17

1

nathanbeck.eu

Tooling and feeling

On our relationship to the tools that shape us, how machine intelligence understands, and the value in the human capacity for feeling.

2

slate.com

DeviantArt’s Downfall Is Devastating, Depressing, and Dumb

Once a vibrant platform for artists, DeviantArt is now buckling under the weight of bots and greed.

3

cabel.com

The Forged Apple Employee Badge

Here’s a quick and cautionary tale. This eBay auction, spotted by Eric Vitiello, immediately caught my eye.

4

yuanchuan.dev

Time-based CSS Animations

In my earlier post Time Uniform For CSS Animation, I took a note about a way to do CSS animations with time ticks instead of keyframes.

5

logohistories.com

Triple stripes and trefoil

The history of the Trefoil logo and Adolf Dassler’s logotype for German sports brand Adidas.

Thursday05/16

1

apple.com

Apple announces new accessibility features, including Eye Tracking

Apple today announced new accessibility features coming later this year, including Eye Tracking, Music Haptics, and Vocal Shortcuts.

2

frontendmasters.com

The Classic Border Radius Advice, Plus an Unusual Trick

When you nest elements with border-radius, the inner element needs less radius than the outer element.

3

blog.gingerbeardman.com

Emoji history: the missing years

During my research into vintage Japanese drawing software, I came across some devices that had built in sketch or handwritten memo functions.

4

uxmag.com

Why is The World Losing Color?

The age of productivity, minimalism, and monochromatic color schemes.

5

piccalil.li

CSS Masonry

I’m worried about the tabbing behaviour, rather than the syntax and name of CSS masonry.

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